Jurong
句容市
Kuyung
Longchang Temple (隆昌寺)
Longchang Temple (隆昌寺)
Jurong is located in Jiangsu
Jurong
Jurong
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 31°56′46″N 119°09′50″E / 31.946°N 119.164°E / 31.946; 119.164Coordinates: 31°56′46″N 119°09′50″E / 31.946°N 119.164°E / 31.946; 119.164[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level cityZhenjiang
Area
 • Total1,385 km2 (535 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total625,800
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
212400

Jurong (Chinese: 句容; pinyin: Jùróng) is a county-level city under the administration of Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province, China.

In 129 BC, the then Prince of Changsha Liu Fa's son, Dang became the Marquis of Jurong. As he died soon, the lands enfeoffed to him became Jurong county in the next year. Jurong was under the jurisdiction of Nanjing historically, but it was annexed to the Prefecture of Zhenjiang in 1950, then Zhenjiang in 1983. The county was converted into a county-level city in 1995.[2]

Administrative divisions

In the present, Jurong City has 5 towns and 1 other.[3]

5 towns
  • Huayang (华阳镇)
  • Baohua (宝华镇)
  • Xiashu (下蜀镇)
  • Baitu (白兔镇)
  • Biancheng (边城镇)
1 other

Transport

Several stations of Line S6 of Nanjing Metro, also known as "Nanjing–Jurong Intercity Metro" will serve Jurong.[4] It is scheduled to open in December 2021.

Jurong West railway station [zh] on the Nanjing–Hangzhou high-speed railway is situated in the southwest outskirts of the city.

See also

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jurong" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 中国大百科全书(第二版) [Encyclopedia of China (2nd Edition)] (in Chinese). Vol. 12. Encyclopedia of China Publishing House. 2009. p. 238. ISBN 978-7-500-07958-3.
  3. ^ "镇江市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  4. ^ 7号线部分站点开工 S6沿线环境复杂. 金陵晚报 [Jinling Evening Post] (in Chinese (China)).